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more expensive shipping cost that you will ultimately pay for. correspondent steve brown has the story from chicago. >> the great lakes are less great, according to the data from the army corps of engineers. >> it does still show below average water levels across the board on all the great lakes. >> second consecutive low snow winter bookending a dry summer pushed the great lakes water levels lower. worst hit is michigan. the water levels fell five feet at historic low levels now. to avoid scraping bottom going in and out of harbor, ships like this are carrying the lighter loads. in this case, iron ore. >> we lost 18,000 tons of iron ore. that could have been turned in to steel to make 15,000 automobiles and kept an auto plant going for 25 days. >> instead, it will take more trips for ships to make usual deliveries. >> a lot of manufacturers with the shipments. you could see 10, 2025,% increase in shipping cost. a direct impact there. >> it's the same story for farmers trying to get grain to buyers. higher shipping cost. higher prices at the grocery check-out. and ditto for gasoline. i
about all of this. steve hayes for "weekly standard." charles lane, opinion writer for "washington post." syndicated columnist charles krauthammer who by the way wrote an editorial column said this -- "offer to extend the debt ceiling through say may 1 in exchange for the senate delivering a budget by the date, after four years of lawlessly refusing to produce one." charles, how did you come up for this idea. >> came to me in the shower. that is where i get all the ideas. i don't somehower with the house republicans. >> bret: this came out before, well before this decision. >> haven't talked to him. >> no. it came out online thursday. republicans proposed similar idea today. i have no idea how it arose in their caucus. the conclusion i came to is this. republicans tried bringsmanship. now twice under obama. with the fiscal cliff and debt ceiling. and got shellacked. gingrich tried it twice with the shutdowns. in the '90s. he got shellacked. if you are in an opposition you cannot gob from the house. what do you do? i thought the way to go ahead is do an incremental debt ceiling hikes whe
heard and what we will hear tomorrow. steve hayes senior writer, juan williams fox news political analysts and charles krauthammer syndicated columnist. steve to you, this is a different environment, a different time, they needed a little bit of money. they opened it to corporate donations. you heard the president going there to say thank you for the money. >> yeah he didn't need to be re-elected this time. they are having a good time tonight. they are joking with each other and the crowd. there were moments joe biden was speaking he had the crowd fired up when he said president obama is just getting started. he repeated himself twice he is just getting started. he laid out policy agenda guns immigration and rebooting the economy and barack obama came on and was in a joef yell mood. >> for all of the talk we had during the campaign ofment o prt obama's ability to raise money it would be a million dollar campaign and the talk mitt romney had more corporate donors it would be a wash in cash. the president had no trouble raising enough money to get himself re-elected it is thanks in
it live in a second. as he does,be bring in the expanded panel. steve hayes for the stand stand. kirsten powers, columnist for daily beast. charles lane opinion writer for the "washington post." syndicated columnist charles krauthammer. be forewarned i want to take a shot as he walks by the camera. steve, listen, analysts left and right, read a lot today characterized this as liberal, progressive. speech that was forward leaning for this president. your thoughts? >> i think it's right. brit hume's characterization earlier during his commentary got it about right. there has been sort of a long-running debate, the past four years in washington, among journalists and others about whether the president is fundamentally a pragmatist or idealogue. this makes clear he is an idealogue and he has been all along with occasional nod toward pragmatism. what struck me about the speech, it was basically a 2 # 00 word sell -- 2200 word activist of government and the good that government can do. it paid scant attention to the cost of -- >> bret: wait a second. >> thank you, sir. appreciate you. thank yo
in the panel. steve hayes for the "weekly standard." juan williams, columnist with the hill. syndicated columnist charles krauthammer. okay, steve. we saw earlier an amendment offered by south carolina's mick mulvaney to pay for $17 billion in disaster relief was shut down. now there is another effort to scale back the overall packag package. what about this debate and how it's playing out? >> it's a good debate. what we saw with the mulvane amendment was telling. republicans were voting 2 to 1 in favor of the amendment which would have taken the $17 billion and offset it by making $1.6% cut to discretionary spending across the board. that is a perfectly reasonablebe proposal. most republicans voting for it. what is discouraging you got so little real attention from democrats and it was criticized so heavily in such, i think a demagogic manner by some other republicans. you had hal rogers,be chairman of the house appropriations committee suggest that the cuts, 1.6% of discretionary spending, those cuts would be devastating slash and burn cu cuts. that is false. it wouldn't be. we can ha
to protect. [applause] >> there are a lot of states, if i can, steve, a lot of states are saying, they're fot going fot-- not going to enforce this, don't you dare try to take away a citizen in our state's rights. texas, oklahoma-- >> and yeah, except for new york, d.c. and california, right, go ahead. >> disgraceful what the president has done and disgraceful that these children that advertise that we're going to remove all of these guns. you go back to 1930's with hitler, he did the same thing. >> sean: isn't that -- isn't that what a lot, we don't talk a lot about. what were the intentions of our founders and framers, we have stalin, we have hitler, we have countries tyrannical, they talked a lot about that and so people say, if you mention that in this day and age, that's extreme. >> and this is exactly right, sean, and what you have here is a lot of empty rhetoric, a lot of posturing, and posing and props as you referenced earlier. all the unborn guns, if another gun was never sold in america, starting at seven o'clock. they're already in play, there's millions in play, in the bac
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